Re: Default ssh protocol in -STABLE [was: HEADS UP: FreeBSD-STABLE now has OpenSSH 3.4p1]

From: D J Hawkey Jr (
Date: 07/05/02

Date: Fri, 5 Jul 2002 14:30:17 -0500 (CDT)
From: (D J Hawkey Jr)

In article <>, writes:
> [moving from -stable to -security, bcc: to -stable and security-team]
> Mike Tancsa <> writes:
>> As a lot has changed with OpenSSH in FreeBSD, perhaps now is a good
>> time to make the 2,1 the default instead ?
> I'd like that. I think the only reason for the old default was not to
> surprise users who had the ssh1 RSA host key in their known_hosts but
> not the ssh2 DSA host key.
> What do people think about this? Keep 2,1 or revert to 1,2?

The former. And note it in UPDATING.

FWIW, I've been setting machines I'm responsible for to 2 only
for some time now.



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